22 Jul 2020
A student staging a hunger strike in front of Government House since July 20 are demanding social welfare and solutions for unemployment and economic problems.
16 Feb 2018
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the junta to negotiate with anti-coal protesters after seven hunger strikers were admitted to hospital. On 15 February 2018, the NHRC expressed support for the rally at the UN building, Bangkok. The rally urged the junta to withdraw its plans to build coal-fired power plants in the southern provinces of Songkhla and Krabi.
12 Jan 2017
The junta’s installation of dinosaur statues at Government House for Children’s Day has backfired, drawing satirical comments that Thai politics is already haunted by ‘old dinosaurs’. Thailand’s Department of Mineral Resources unveiled 20 dinosaur models on the lawn of Government House for National Children’s Day this Saturday, 14 January. But the stunt by Thailand’s military government has backfired, inspiring cynical criticism that Thai politics is already haunted by ‘old dinosaurs’ — a term used to describe persons whose v